How to Adopt a Pet
Is a Pet Right for You?
Can you provide the love, patience, time and commitment needed to settle a pet into his or her new home?
Can you offer the right environment to keep a pet happy and comfortable, and to be part of your family and home?
Can you afford the cost of food, veterinary bills and equipment that a pet may need?
Can you care for a pet - or make sure he or she is cared for - EVERY SINGLE DAY?
If you think you can give a new home to one of our pets, please read on...
Last Updated: June 2009
The above terms and conditions are set out to prevent the pet from ending up on the street.
To select available pets, please browse our available pets. Once you have selected a pet you would like to adopt, fill out the "Contact Pet Owner" online form and SPCA Kota Kinabalu will arrange for a pre-adoption interview and home visit.
Heading Home with Your New Pet
After the interview process, you are able to take your new pet home in most cases. To make sure you are prepared for that first night at home, here is a helpful list of what to have at home:
Pet Licensing Information
Every dog (6 months and above) must be licensed. A dog licence can be obtained at the Health Section, Kota Kinabalu City Hall (Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu DBKK), 7th Floor, Centre Point Sabah building.
A dog licence for each dog costs RM10 for female and RM5 for male. The licence is in the form of a medallion, given immediately after payment and registration. A dog licence must be renewed each year before 31 January.